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Whether you farm and sell your produce traditionally or you run a Community Supported Agriculture operation (CSA), starting a farm blog can be a great investment for your business. In a world where technology has spread to the nooks and crannies of even the most unreachable places, people are more information-thirsty than they have ever been.. Read More »

How to Keep your Greenhouse in tip-top shape Greenhouses can be an excellent addition to any agriculture operation; not only do they have the ability to extend the growing season, but they also make it possible to grow produce that wouldn’t typically thrive in your area. Depending on the style and structure you chose for. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently launched a new website at mafc.com. The redesigned site includes user-friendly navigation, an improved search function, fast access to office locations, and an innovative content management system, which will keep content fresh and relevant for local farmers searching for a local lender. “This redesign was a crucial step in improving our. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit announced the distribution of $12.5 million to its customers this month as part of the nonqualified allocated surplus (NQAS) the association issued in 2005 and 2006. This is in addition to the $21.2 million MidAtlantic Farm Credit distributed to its customers in February and March, bringing the total patronage distribution to over. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit, a members-owned cooperative and an institution of the national Farm Credit system, recently reported their third quarter financial results for 2014. Net income for the quarter of $12.3 million was up $2.3 million from the $10.0 million for the same quarter of 2013.  For the first nine months of 2014, net income. Read More »

By Danny Klinefelter, DTN Farm Business Adviser AgFax.Com – Your Online Ag News Source I think I’ve seen both sides of the commercial banking and Farm Credit System debates: My family’s farm borrows from a community bank and we own stock in three commercial banks. I was one of the organizers of a Texas state. Read More »

Veteran’s Day is about thanking those that have served our country, and even though Veteran’s Day has come and gone, we still have some celebrating to do. The next issue of our Leader magazine will feature a program that educates veterans on organic farming and three different customers that not only help feed our nation,. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit has announced Homegrown by Heroes, a food labeling program available to veterans who grow food products and provide them to consumers, is now available to customers in their territory. Created by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the Homegrown by Heroes marketing initiative provides those eligible with the Homegrown by Heroes label, which. Read More »

As Cooperative Month comes to a close, we would like to take one last look at our 2014 Scholarship Winner’s Cooperative Essays and their insight as to why Cooperatives are important to the agriculture industry. By: Jared Harshman, 2014 Scholarship Winner from Mt. Airy, Maryland “Today’s farmer (agricultural advocate) is continually facing challenges brought on. Read More »

As a part of our Scholarship Program at MidAtlantic Farm Credit, each year, we present 12 scholarship awards to ambitious students that are ready to take the next step in furthering their education. These students have demonstrated excellence in their schoolwork as well as outside the classroom. Part of the scholarship application involves answering essay. Read More »